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Crevice

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Definition

noun, plural: crevices

(1) A narrow crack or opening, especially in a solid substance like rock or ice.

(2) Anatomical fissure or cleft, as in gingival crevice.


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Word origin: From Old French crevace, from late Latin crepātia.
Related forms: creviced (adjective).
Related phrases: gingival crevice.
Synonym: fissure, cleft, crack.